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Corporation municipale de Honfleur

Honfleur, Quebec
Grant of Arms
June 18, 1991
Vol. II, p. 106

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Or three annulets interlaced in fesse Gules and in base a cross also Gules fleuretty Azure on a chief Gules two sickles interlaced between two fers-de-moline all Or;


A mural crown Or masoned Azure charged with a maple leaf Gules;


FLOREAT HONFLEUR. This Latin phrase means "May Honfleur flourish".


In general, the symbolism of emblems prior to 2000 does not exist in an appropriate format for the online Register.


Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on July 20, 1991, in Volume 125, page 2353 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of Auguste Vachon, Saint-Laurent Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Donald Hallman

Nancy Ellis

Recipient Information

Civil Institution
Regional, Municipal etc Government